Everyday Adventures: Exploring the Hillsborough River

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - Tampa Bay Times outdoor expert, Terry Tomalin, takes us on another everyday adventure in Florida to the Hillsborough River.

Just 12 miles from downtown Tampa is a place rich in history and wildlife.  The Hillsborough River is a protected part of the Tampa Bay area, with rabbits, alligators, and other animals.

The river is great for a scenic canoe or kayak ride, and you can even camp out overnight.

Read more about some of Florida's most unique destinations in Terry's book - Everyday Adventures: A Florida Outdoors Guide .

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